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Overclock your ceiling.
This.

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Seizure alert.
And this.
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post #22 of 26
Not sure if serious.
Might as well just drop down an Ethernet cable if you are wiring up the whole ceiling.
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post #23 of 26
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uhh thats rly coool, easy to hack most likely.
most likely this will be a directed light. If they're going to use these on POS systems it's not like they need a whole ceiling full of these type of lights, just over the POS systems themselves.

I think it'd also be kind of obvious for someone to stand under the light to hack it.
 
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post #24 of 26
Saw this yesterday, and was asking myself, "what's the point." For most practical applications, this is useless beyond our current wireless communications.

But I could see this as some interesting application to a situation where there is heavy RF interference, or where installing many wireless repeaters would be cumbersome (not that installing special lights, detectors, and modules won't be). I don't see this being a practical alternative to our wireless capabilities at the moment, but it's an interesting piece of tech to be able to default to if needed.
    
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post #25 of 26
yeah seriously all this wiring and hooking up, you might as well get a long cat6 cable and drop it down.

oth, wifi through electrical sockets is really cool.

Edit: BTW, how long does it take for the "New to Overclock.net" to go away? I mean I joined Feb 2009, come on lol
    
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post #26 of 26
So if you cant see the light you have no connection..Right? LOS is awesome..If you don't move.
I wonder what happens if you place your hand or paper in the LOS for a few seconds.. Or if you have a nearby light source(although it probably wouldnt be capable of communication / interfering)?
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